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Eat Well: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with guiltless lower-calorie recipes
By: Teresa Farney - 0 Yesterday

Guilt-free eating and Mexican food don't generally go hand in hand - especially if you're on a weight-watching program with your sights set on...

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His mom publicly compared him to killer Adam Lanza. Now the teen is opening up about his bipolar disorder.
By: - 0 Tue, May 3, 2016

"My name is Eric Walton," the teenager said, standing center stage at a Tedx event in April. "At the age of 13, I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting May 3, 2016
By: - 0 Tue, May 3, 2016

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AROUND TOWN: Thanking the Ronald McDonald House volunteers
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

Mr. "I wear size 29 EEE shoes" was on hand for an event carrying his name as Ronald McDonald House Charities saluted its volunteers for donating...

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Pueblo hospitals, doctors worried about new mothers' marijuana use
By: - 0 Sun, May 1, 2016

Dr. Steven Simerville worries about the number of babies being born in Pueblo with marijuana in their bodies.

The medical director of the...

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May is National Stroke Awareness Month
By: - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

According to the American Stroke Association, stroke threatens millions of lives; one occurring every 40 seconds and taking a life approximately...

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Read this before blaming road rage on your cat
By: - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Pity the cats. They're always getting blamed for something.

In the 13th century, Pope Gregory IX declared them evil and worthy of death, which...

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Teen birth rates plunge, but racial disparities persist
By: - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Birth rates are falling dramatically for blacks and Hispanics teenagers, but they continue to be much higher than the birth rate for white...

Stress, mental illness are leading causes of lost days at work
By: - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

Heavy lifting, slippery floors and chronic pain no longer dominate the causes of lost days in the workplace.

Behavioral health problems...

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Medical students begin training at new CU School of Medicine branch in Colorado Springs
By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

Born in an old brick hospital looking out on downtown Colorado Springs, Cody Brevik has always considered this city home.

Now, he wants to be...

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Live Well: Finding a new skill, and a perma-smile, while fencing
By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

Since seemingly the dawn of time, people have tried to impale each other with swords.

The carnage morphed slowly into military training and...

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Born to run? It may be possible to nurture a preference for exercise in the womb
By: - 0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

Pregnancy experts, including those at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, recommend that most pregnant women get 30 minutes of...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting April 26, 2016
By: - 0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

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VA study on whether dogs can heal vets with PTSD has critics
By: - 0 Thu, Apr 21, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Army veteran Joe Aguirre opens a restaurant door, then steps aside to let his golden retriever take point. "Clear," Aguirre...

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Eat Well: Easy recipes to lighten up Passover meal
By: Teresa Farney - 0 Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Passover, the eight-day Jewish festival that begins Saturday, isn't known for light, flavorful recipes. This year, let spring be the inspiration for...

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